Tag: Culture

What historic building is getting an amazing upgrade?

What historic building is getting an amazing upgrade?

Renovation and expansion works on the historic Qasr Al Hosn will be completed in 2018. When finished, the downtown cultural landmark will feature new attractions including a Musalla (an open area used for praying), a cultural complex with library, a …

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Exciting new project announced in the capital

Exciting new project announced in the capital

Traditional retail is making a comeback with the announcement of a new development. Abu Dhabi Municipality has signed an agreement with Al Qudra Holding to construct a traditional souk worth AED 750m. The new shopping district will be located between …

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The Garden City gets set to celebrate its unique culture

The Garden City gets set to celebrate its unique culture

What do camels have in common with music? Discover this and much more at the Al Ain cultural programme UNESCO World Heritage sites, historical forts, royal residences – Al Ain is undoubtedly the cultural heartland of the emirate, if not …

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Nothing to do this weekend? We’ve got a plan for your every need

Nothing to do this weekend? We’ve got a plan for your every need

Find time to do the things you love with these designer weekends suited to every taste and talent What’s your passion in life? Perhaps you live for fitness and can’t wait to get on two wheels every weekend, or maybe …

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The beautiful Garden City comes in to the spotlight

The beautiful Garden City comes in to the spotlight

With its lush greenery, rolling red dunes and historical sites, Al Ain doesn’t always get the attention it deserves alongside its flashier metropolitan neighbours. But now the spotlight is turning to the Garden City with the launch of a new …

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Eight amazing ways to make this weekend full of awesome

Eight amazing ways to make this weekend full of awesome

That’s right folks, the working week is over and the weekend is preparing to whisk you away to a world of happiness. Whether you’re holding firm on that ‘new year, new me’ diet, have little ones in tow or just want …

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Sound therapy encourages people to switch off

Sound therapy encourages people to switch off

A creative group is offering a novel way to de-stress for a gentler start to 2017. Al-Liwan for Culture and Arts will be presenting a gong meditation session on 12th January at Khalidiya Palace Rayhaan by Rotana. Gong meditation, which …

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A unique falcon school will put Emirati culture in the spotlight

A unique falcon school will put Emirati culture in the spotlight

Emirati heritage could easily be lost in the face of the country’s rapid development. But the government and local entities are eager to protect it for future generations, and with the newly inaugurated school in Al Ain, it seems they …

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LOUVRE ABU DHABI: We speak to newly commissioned artist

LOUVRE ABU DHABI: We speak to newly commissioned artist

From Paris to Abu Dhabi, the Louvre is all set to make its mark on the capital when it opens its doors in 2017. And at the forefront of the buzz surrounding the new artistic venture is Italian Giuseppe Penone, …

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NATIONAL DAY: Here are 7 of the best events this weekend

NATIONAL DAY: Here are 7 of the best events this weekend

Another week is gone, and it’s time for the weekend – and this one’s a big one! Friday 2nd December marks the UAE’s 45th birthday, so gather your family and friends and mark the weekend in style with our pick …

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